Steve has over 30 years experience in IT. He joined Aegon/Transamerica in May 2021 as the Global CISO for Aegon.

Prior to Aegon, he was the President and CEO of SunStream Business Services. Prior to that role, Steve worked for Scottrade as the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, and also served in the role of Chief Data and Privacy Officer. At Scottrade, he established the first-ever CISO function and established the data governance and data privacy functions. He implemented cloud and mobile security standards, automation and security standards, as well as comprehensive third-party security assessment processes, identity and access management, a security operations center, and vulnerability management. Earlier in his career, Steve was the CISO for U.S. Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Ecolab, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, and Ameriprise. He also has held roles in application development, project office, BCP, architecture, and IT operations.

Steve has received various awards in cyber security and was twice named the runner-up for Chief Information Security Officer of the Year in North America. Steve has significant experience in working as a CISO internationally, having geographically located teams throughout EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, and the United States.